Category: Atomweight Division

KOTC Counterstrike results: Melissa Karagianis is the new atomweight world champion

Saturday night at King of the Cage: Counterstrike, Melissa “Magic” Karagianis defeated Andy Nguyen via unanimous decision to capture the atomweight world championship. The judges scored the fight 48-46, 48-47 and 49-45, all in favor of Karagianis. Continue reading “KOTC Counterstrike results: Melissa Karagianis is the new atomweight world champion”

Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis, KOTC: Counterstrike | Tonight, 5pm ET | LIVE on FACEBOOK

Tonight at King of the Cage: Counterstrike, an eagerly anticipated 105-pound contest will go down when Andy Nguyen defends her atomweight title against Melissa Karagianis. The fight will be a rematch, with Melissa Karagianis picking up the split decision victory in the first 2015 showing. Continue reading “Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis, KOTC: Counterstrike | Tonight, 5pm ET | LIVE on FACEBOOK”

Andy Nguyen VS Rena Kubota set for “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” on October 15

An atomweight fight between Andy Nguyen and Rena Kubota has been set for the “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” event on October 15. The fight will serve as a first-round match in the organization’s 2017 women’s atomweight tournament. Continue reading “Andy Nguyen VS Rena Kubota set for “RIZIN FIGHTING WORLD GP 2017: Aki no Jin” on October 15″

Atomweight title challenger Melissa Karagianis: “Joanna Jedrzejczyk has definitely influenced me”

This Saturday at ‘King of the Cage: Counterstrike’, Melissa Karagianis will compete in the biggest fight of her young MMA career when she challenges Andy Nguyen for the King of the Cage atomweight title. Karagianis holds a 2015 Continue reading “Atomweight title challenger Melissa Karagianis: “Joanna Jedrzejczyk has definitely influenced me””

Atomweight world title | Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis at ‘KOTC: Counterstrike’ | This Saturday August 12

This Saturday August 12 at ‘King of the Cage: Counterstrike’, Andy Nguyen is set to defend her atomweight world title against fitness model turned MMA fighter, Melissa Karagianis. The fight will be a rematch, Continue reading “Atomweight world title | Andy Nguyen VS Melissa Karagianis at ‘KOTC: Counterstrike’ | This Saturday August 12”